SWIM Masters
SWIM Masters
Smart Women in Music
SWIM Masters, a podcast hosted by the Smart Women in Music Fund dedicated to help connect, grow, and support women in the music products industry. This podcast has been co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Ep 15: Elisa Janson Jones
To kick off Season 2 of SWIM Masters, we sat down with Elisa Janson Jones, the Director of Operations for the Conn-Selmer Institute. From the classroom to Conn-Selmer, Elisa has left her mark in the music education world, by tapping into the virtual space to bring education workshops to educators all across the country and the world.  Elisa is hosting a session for Believe in Music Week: The 7 Business Skills Every Music Teacher Needs to Create and Grow a Thriving Music Program on Thursday, January 21, at 12pm.  Register for Believe in Music Week here: https://attend.believeinmusic.tv/register To listen to Elisa's podcast Music Ed Mentor, please visit: https://www.musicedmentor.com/listen -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Jan 18
58 min
Ep 14: Crystal Morris
On the season finale of SWIM Masters, Natalie sits down with Crystal Morris, the CEO/President of Gator Cases and third founder of Smart Women in Music. We talk about growing up in the music industry, why mentorship is important, and what SWIM has in store for 2021!   To learn more about Gator Cases please visit: www.gatorcases.com -- That's a wrap on Season 1 of SWIM Masters! Thank you to everyone who has been tuning in since we launched at the end of June! Your support truly means a lot.  From all of us at SWIM, we wish you a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season and we will see you in January 2021! -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Dec 14, 2020
28 min
Ep. 13: Karen Dunn
On this episode of SWIM Masters, Natalie and Stephanie sit down with Karen Dunn. She currently runs her own business, KMD Productions, has been a pioneer in virtual mentoring and networking events in the Pro Audio space, and has planned the TEC Awards for 36 years.  To learn more about KMD Productions and her various events please visit: www.kmdpro.com To learn more about the TEC Awards, please visit: www.tecawards.org -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Nov 30, 2020
39 min
Ep 12: Laura Penrose
On this episode of #SWIMMasters, we sit down with Laura Penrose, owner of Nick Rail Music in California. We talk about what her first year owning a business was like in a pandemic, her journey in the music industry, and how she balances working full time while having a family!  To learn more about Nick Rail Music visit: www.nickrailmusic.com.  -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Nov 16, 2020
43 min
Ep. 11 Tiffany Miranda
On this episode of #SWIMMasters, Natalie and Stephanie sit down with Tiffany "Delilah" Miranda, President and Founder of Girls Make Beats, an organization that empowers young women to become music producers, DJs, and audio engineers. We talk to Tiffany all about her journey into the music industry and how Girls Make Beats has evolved today, especially throughout the pandemic.  Tiffany and Girls Make Beats were featured in Forbes! Check it out here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/melissarowley/2020/10/11/empowering-the-music-industrys--next-generation-of-djs-producers--engineers-this-artist-is-helping-girls-make-beats/ To learn about Girls Make Beats please visit: www.girlsmakebeats.org -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.  
Nov 1, 2020
47 min
Ep. 10: Stacey Swanson
On this episode of SWIM Masters, we sit down with Stacey Swanson, who is currently the Editor in Chief at In Tune Partners and Senior Project Manager at Practicing Musician. We talk about her years as an educator, her career at Music & Arts and how being an advocate for Music Education is so important.  Facebook Groups to Join: -Music Educators for Online Learning -Music Ed Advocates Click here for the Strengths Finder Test. To learn about the Give a Note Foundation please visit: www.giveanote.org -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Oct 19, 2020
59 min
Ep. 9: Kit Culpepper
On this episode of SWIM Masters, we sit down with Kit Culpepper, Director of Channel Strategy at Martin Guitar. We talk about all things self-care and how our own personal mindset is important to moving forward in our own careers. To learn more about Martin Guitar, visit: www.martinguitar.com -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Oct 5, 2020
37 min
Ep. 8: Kristi Jacobsen
On this episode of SWIM Masters, we sit down with Kristi Jacobsen, Senior Manager of Customer Service at Alfred Music and founder of Broken Glass Media, a podcast management and launch consultation company for music and creative entrepreneurs. View the USC Annenberg Study here: www.assets.uscannenberg.org/docs/aii-inclusion-recording-studio-20200117.pdf Learn more about Broken Glass Media and get in contact with Kristi, please visit: www.brokenglassmediallc.com Listen to the Broken Glass Podcast: www.brokenglassmediallc.com/podcast -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Sep 21, 2020
46 min
Ep. 7: Suzanne D'Addario Brouder
On this episode of #SWIMMasters, we sit down with the Executive Director of the D'Addario Foundation, Suzanne D'Addario Brouder. We talk about the family business, how she got involved with the foundation, all the work the Foundation does to support girls in music, and much more.  To learn more about the D'Addario Foundation please visit: www.daddariofoundation.org To learn about the Music Education for Girls Initiative: http://daddariofoundation.org/about/music-education-for-girls-initiative To learn about the College Scholarship Fund and all the recipients: http://daddariofoundation.org/about/college-scholarship-fund  To learn about the D'Addario Foundation's Women in Guitar Scholarship at the Musicians Institute: https://scholarships.mi.edu/scholarships/daddario-women-in-guitar-scholarship/ -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook-Instagram-LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Sep 7, 2020
31 min
Ep. 6: Becki Barabas
Episode 6 welcomes Becki Barabas the Manager of Global Product & Business Development Support for Harman International. We talk all about Becki's career journey in the pro-audio world, to her work giving back to others. A big thank you to Becki and Harman for sending the new AKG Lyra microphone!  Learn more about the AKG Lyra. Learn more about A Walk on Water. Special shoutout to Stephanie Lamond for joining as co-host! -- Learn more about SWIM at www.smartwomeninmusic.org. We'd love to hear your feedback! Follow Us here: -Facebook -Instagram -LinkedIn This episode was co-produced and edited by Stephanie Lamond and Natalie Morrison.
Aug 24, 2020
50 min
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